Suspected meth recovered after stolen vehicle stopped on I-70

Richard Maupins, 32, and Autumn Dunlevy, 24, were both arrested on I-70 by Dayton police, after an off-duty Dayton officer spotted the stolen vehicle on U.S. 35 near Steve Whalen Boulevard, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol and court records.

>> 2 arrested as stolen vehicle, drugs recovered on I-70 in Butler Twp.

Both Maupins and Dunlevy are facing aggravated possession of drugs charges and are scheduled for arraignment Monday.

The off-duty officer followed Maupins and Dunlevy until OSHP and Dayton police could stop the vehicle on I-70 west near Interstate 75, troopers said.

Police said Dunlevy had a bag with 84 grams of suspected methamphetamine hidden in the front of her private area and another bag of 1.5 grams of methamphetamine hidden in her bra cup, according to court documents.

Dunlevy told police Maupins “told her to conceal it,” referring to the suspected methamphetamine, court records read. 

However, Maupins denied knowing anything about the suspected drugs, according to records.

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